James Herbert, director for Bridge The World
, said: "Over the last few years we've seen increasing numbers of over 50s looking for more than the average holiday.
His work is "projecting us far beyond the campus and region, so that we'll improve qualitatively by being connected both locally and globally, which matches the 'Learning to Bridge the World
' identity that he's created," says Stephen White, dean of RWU'S School of Architecture, Art, and Historic Preservation.
Before Christmas, Bridge the World
quotes London-Bangkok returns from pounds 420, batched with seven-night hotel stays for packages around pounds 550.
ALGARVE (7nts, s/c) June 1, Gatwick, pounds 434, The Travel Club of Upminster (01708 225000); BALTIC CRUISE (11nts, h/b) June 2, Heathrow, pounds 499, Seafarercruises (0207 406 1747); MALAYSIA (11nts, r/o) till June 15, Heathrow, pounds 488, Bridge The World
(0870 444 1716).
NEW YORK: Bridge The World
(0870 444 1716) offers Air India returns for pounds 225, ex-Heathrow, for travel between September and Oct 31.
Older travellers go with long-haul, specialist operators like Quest, Bridge The World
HONG KONG: Bridge The World
(0870 444 7474) offers three nights' room-only at a three-star hotel and BA flights for pounds 489, departing Heathrow from Nov 16 to Dec 9.
Its 222 ft width will make the 3,150-ft long bridge the world
's widest cable-stayed structure.
'The launch of our latest US route in highly anticipated by Qatar Airways and will bridge the world
's energy capitals of Doha and Houston,' said executive vice president, commercial, Ali Al Rais at a launch of the Bahrain link at the Ritz-Carlton Bahrain, Hotel and Spa yesterday.
Or trade up to the deluxe Taj Exotica hotel in Sri Lanka for pounds 699 in a half-priced deal from Bridge the World
. The price covers B&B and flights from May- July, (0870 444 1716, www.bridgetheworld.com)
Says Jerry Bridge at Bridge the World
: 'Giveaway air fares of two or three weeks ago have ended, and British Airways has ended Thumper Thursday deals introduced to overcome the impact of SARS.
Jerry Bridge at Bridge The World
says Africa and the Indian Ocean have been beneficiaries of all the panic over the virus, with bookings up 15 per cent on this time last year.